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      Today in Entertainment History, December 11, 2012

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      According to the AP, these events happened on Dec. 11:
      • In 1946, country singer Hank Williams made his first recordings. {}{}
      • In 1957, Jerry Lee Lewis secretly married his 13-year-old cousin, Myra Gale Brown, in Hernando, Tennessee. {}{}
      • In 1964, singer Sam Cooke was shot and killed at a Los Angeles motel. {}{}
      • In 1972, Genesis performed its first U.S. concert at a university in Massachusetts. {}{}
      • Also in 1972, police in Knoxville, Tennessee, arrested singer James Brown for disorderly conduct. The charge was dropped after Brown threatened to sue the city. {}{}
      • In 1992, former talk show host Johnny Carson received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. {} {}{}
      Today's birthdays:{}
      • Actress Rita Moreno is 81.{}
      • Singer David Gates of Bread is 72.{}
      • Actress Donna Mills ("Knots Landing") is 70.{}
      • Singer Brenda Lee is 68.{}
      • Actress Linda Day George is 68.{}
      • Actress Teri Garr is 65.{}
      • Actress Bess Armstrong is 59.{}
      • Singer Jermaine Jackson is 58.{}
      • Bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue is 54.{}
      • Singer-bassist Justin Currie of Del Amitri is 48.{}
      • Bassist David Schools of Widespread Panic is 48.{}
      • Actor Gary Dourdan ("C.S.I.") is 46.{}
      • Actress-comedian Mo'Nique ("The Parkers") is 45.{}
      • Actor Max Martini ("The Unit") is 43.{}
      • Rapper-actor Mos Def is 39.{}
      • Actor Rider Strong ("Boy Meets World") is 33.{}
      • Actress Hailee Steinfeld ("True Grit") is 16.{}

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